Tethered Aerostat B-45 - Rio Grande City

Tethered Aerostat B-45 - Rio Grande City


Rio Grande City, Texas (TX), US
The Tethered Aerostat Radar System is a balloon-borne radar system. The primary aerostat mission is to provide low level radar surveillance data in support of federal agencies involved in the nation's drug interdiction program. Secondary mission is to provide North American Aerospace Defense Command with low level surveillance coverage for air sovereignty in the Florida Straights
The Tethered Aerostat Radar System is a balloon-borne radar system. The primary aerostat mission is to provide low level radar surveillance data in support of federal agencies involved in the nation's drug interdiction program. Secondary mission is to provide North American Aerospace Defense Command with low level surveillance coverage for air sovereignty in the Florida Straights
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Links: www2.acc.af.mil
By: kjfitz

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@ 2006-04-27 18:15:49
Ground station to the east

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